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Irène Bordoni (1895–1953)

Irène Bordoni was born on January 16, 1895 in Ajaccio, Corsica, France. She was an actress, known for Louisiana Purchase (1941), Du Barry Did All Right (1937) and Paris (1929). She was married to Edgar Becman and E. Ray Goetz. She died on March 19, 1953 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1951 Musical Comedy Time (TV Series)
Madame Bordelaise
- Louisiana Purchase (1951) ... Madame Bordelaise
 1941 Louisiana Purchase
Madame Yvonne Bordelaise
 1937 Du Barry Did All Right (Short)
Irene Wainwright (as Irene Bordoni)
 1936 Paris in New York (Short)
 1929 Paris
Vivienne Rolland
 1915 Le traquenard
 1914 Le secret du châtelain (Short)
 1912 Le club des élégants (Short)
 1912 Le miracle des fleurs (Short)
 1910 Pierrot aime les roses (Short)
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 1937 Du Barry Did All Right (Short) (performer: "Oh, You Louie", "He Didn't Understand My English", "Du Barry Didn't Do So Bad" - uncredited)
 1932 Just a Gigolo (Short) (performer: "JUST A GIGOLO")
 1929 The Show of Shows (performer: "Just an Hour of Love" (1929) - uncredited)
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 1932 Just a Gigolo (Short)
 1929 The Show of Shows
Himself - Performer in 'Just for One Hour of Love' Number
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 1995 Betty Boop: Queen of the Cartoons (Documentary)

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Stage Play: Naughty Cinderella. See more »

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Irene Bordoni

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Popular Broadway star of the 1920s, most notably in Cole Porter's "Paris," a role she repeated on film in 1929. Well into her fifties, she made a successful stage comeback when she took over the unlikely role of "Bloody Mary" in the Broadway production of "South Pacific."

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